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2021 is the New 90s: Recycling Fashion Trends

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, it has become harder for new and exciting fashion trends to emerge on the scene. Many designers and creators have noted how difficult it has been to create content when homebound. However, there is one particular decade that we have turned to during this time of increased isolation: the 90s. But what is the reasoning behind the resurgence of iconic fashion trends from the 90s? Is it because there has been nothing else to do except rummage through our parents’ wardrobes? Or has binge-watch classic TV shows and films brought about this sudden desire to hark back to the decade that gave us so many awe-inspiring fashion movements? Images of icons, such as Jennifer Aniston, Naomi Campbell and Winona Ryder are resurfacing on the internet and within the fashion world, inspiring those who are keen to embody the 90s look. Continue reading 2021 is the New 90s: Recycling Fashion Trends

Is Fashion Really Affordable?

After her show at London Fashion Week, Vivienne Westwood implored her fashion followers to ‘buy less ’ clothes. On the surface, a rather contradictory message from a designer, moments after her brand new collection of clothes were paraded down the catwalk. However, I think she might just be on to something. Is it possible to be both an ardent follower of fashion, and a cost-conscious … Continue reading Is Fashion Really Affordable?

photoshoot: behind the scenes #2

Here are a few poses that we didn’t get to include in the magazine, but that we wanted to share with the world nonetheless: And here are a few credits for your perusal. Enjoy! Directors Ellie Walker-Arnott and Emma-Louise Vince Photographer Rosie Grindrod Model Carly-Jayne Hutchinson With thanks to Teresa Broglino-Glew and John Bulley from the Real McCoys Continue reading photoshoot: behind the scenes #2

photoshoot: behind the scenes #1

On Wednesday morning, Rosie, Ellie, Carly and Emma trekked (well, taxied) downtown to the Real McCoys, for our retro fashion photoshoot. Our model, Carly, had been up early, perfecting both hair and make-up and looking stunningly out of place gracing the streets of Exeter in a dressing gown and stilettos at 10am. Here’s a sneak peek at how we spent our morning; you’ll have to … Continue reading photoshoot: behind the scenes #1